Published on: January 17th, 2019

Airbnb law in D.C. is probably unconstitutional, mayor says, citing recent N.Y. court ruling

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser is raising doubts over strict new regulations governing Airbnb and other short-term-rental companies, saying the limits recently passed by the D.C. Council are probably...
Published on: January 17th, 2019

Rudy Giuliani shifted the goalposts on Trump-Russia collusion in a big way after Mueller's latest move

As evidence continues to spill out about the myriad contacts between people associated with President Donald Trump's campaign and individuals or entities linked to the Russian government, Rudy...
Published on: January 15th, 2019

A Lawsuit Against the Creator of the "Shitty Media Men List" Raises Interesting Questions

According to Moira Donegan, the spreadsheet that became known as the “Shitty Media Men List” was supposed to be a place where women could warn one another about their male colleagues’ bad behavior...
Published on: January 15th, 2019

Trump Looks To Kill Racketeering Fraud Suit Against Kids, Co.

President Donald Trump and three of his adult children asked a New York federal court Monday to toss a proposed class action alleging they orchestrated a criminal scheme to defraud consumers by...
Published on: January 13th, 2019

Why Some Boutiques Doled Out Behemoth Year-End Bonuses

A select group of litigation boutiques not only met but exceeded BigLaw benchmarks when it came to year-end associate bonuses in 2018, upping the ante amid a fierce fight for talent and prestige. A...
Published on: January 11th, 2019

Litigators of the Week: Bringing Home a Win for Airbnb

Lit Daily: Who is your client and what was at stake? Robbie Kaplan: We represent Airbnb, Inc., a client that I have been fortunate to represent for many years. The law we challenged was intended to...
Published on: January 8th, 2019

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Published on: January 8th, 2019

Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP Adds Mike Bloch as Counsel

NEW YORK, NY, January 7, 2019 – Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP today announced the addition of Mike Bloch as Counsel. Bloch comes to the firm as an extremely practiced and credentialed trial lawyer who...
Published on: January 4th, 2019

Judge Blocks New York City Law Aimed at Curbing Airbnb Rentals

A federal judge on Thursday blocked a recent New York City law intended to crack down on Airbnb and other online home-sharing sites that city officials say have essentially turned residential...
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Published on: January 4th, 2019

Russian Auto Co.'s $58M Suit Against Banker Revived

A New York state appeals court revived a $58 million lawsuit by a Russian auto sales company against a former banker on Thursday, saying a Manhattan judge was wrong to find that a related case in...